How to Recover iPhone Data from Lost or Overwritten iTunes Backup

Roxanne updated on Apr 12, 2019 to iPhone Data Recovery | How-to Articles


Don't worry if you deleted or overwrite iTunes backup on your computer. Here we've collected two reliable methods to help you restore deleted or overwritten iTunes backup. Follow to see how to restore lost iTunes backup and restore lost iPhone data from iTunes backup with the help of EaseUS iPhone data recovery software.

In recent years, iPhone is becoming more and more popular among young people. Its nice appearance, powerful entertainment function, and excellent performance make iPhone outstanding among various kinds of smartphones.

We usually use it to take photos, shoot videos when we enjoy our leisure time. And then we like to share our beautiful pictures and wonderful videos with our families and friends on the internet. It really makes our life more wonderful! 

How to restore lost or overwritten iTunes backup

As we all know that we can back up our files in iPhone by syncing to iTunes. However, iTunes backup on the computer can be deleted or lost due to various reasons. Also, iTunes only keeps the recent backup, which means iTunes backup files is always changing. New iTunes backup can overwrite the old backup. 

In this case, to restore lost iPhone data without iTunes backup goes first. And to restore the lost or overwritten iTunes backup becomes should be your second step. Read on and you'll find effective way to restore lost iPhone data and methods for lost or overwritten iTunes backup recovery. 

Recommended: Recover lost iPhone data without iTunes Backup

To save you from the urgent iPhone data lost problem, when you lost iTunes backup or get the iTunes backup overwritten, we'd like to recommend you to directly restore the lost data from iPhone without using the iTunes backup.

Powerful iPhone data recovery - EaseUS MobiSaver can help you perform a fast and effective iPhone data recovery in 3 simple steps.

It's the best iPhone data recovery software which supports both Windows and Mac OS platforms. You can download this software, install it on your computer and follow to restore your lost iPhone data with ease.

Step 1: Connect your iOS device to the computer and launch EaseUS MobiSaver

First of all, run the program on your computer. At the same time, connect your iPhone or other iOS devices to the computer. Then you will see the interface as follow, choose "Recover from iOS device", click "Scan" button. MobiSaver will automatically scan the iTunes Backup file.

download and install EaseUS MobiSaver to recover lost iPhone data from overwritten iTunes Backup

Step 2: Preview and find the lost data

MobiSaver will display all the iTunes backup files on the left panel in well-organized categories and you can preview the detail contents of your lost iPhone data.

Preview the lost data when recover lost iPhone data from overwritten iTunes Backup

Step 3: Recover and save the data

Choose the files you want to recover and click "Recover" button to save them on your computer.

When the recovery process complete, you can transfer the restored data from PC to iPhone with a free PC to iPhone transfer tool. Then you can check and reuse the lost data on your iPhone again.

Recover lost or overwritten iTunes backup

Method 1. Restore lost or deleted iTunes backup

If you accidentally deleted or lost iTunes backup on your computer and don't know where to find the lost backup, don't worry. You can click this link and follow this tutorial guide for help:

Method 2. Perform System Restore to recover overwritten iTunes Backup

If you didn't have the system backup, we are sorry that you can't restore the overwritten backup.

If you have created a system restore point on your PC, you can directly perform "System Restore" on your PC to bring the overwritten iTunes backup file back. Here we'll take Windows 10 to perform System Restore as a guide:

To aovide further data overwritten, remember to back up important files on your computer, especially in the C drive, in advance.

Step 1. Go to Control Panel and click on "System and Security".
Step 2. Click on "System" and then select "System Protection".

Start performing Windows System Restore.

Step 3. Click on "System Restore..." button under System Restore. 

Perform System Restore.

Step 4. Click "Next" and select the Restore Point created before you overwrote the iTunes backup, and click "Next" to continue.

Use System Restore in Windows 10.

Step 5. Click "Finish" to confirm that you want to use the Restore Point that you’ve created to bring the overwritten iTunes backup back.

Confirm to finish System Restore in Windows 10.

And click Yes to tell the system that you want to continue with the System Restore process. 

End Windows 10 System Restore process.

When the process completes, restart your PC and you can be able to check and use the restored iTunes backup to restore your lost iPhone data.

If you are suffering a terrible iPhone data loss, please don't worry and do as this article introduced, then you can use EaseUS MobiSaver to get back all your lost data from iPhone, iTunes backup or iCloud backup easily!


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